There's no publicly available proof that Pres. Trump and his campaign advisers colluded with the Russian government to rig the election, but there are multiple coincidences and pieces of evidence indicating that something's rotten in D.C. Below is a summary of some of the more concerning coincidences and pieces of evidence. Note: there...
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The Rachel Maddow video below sums up some issues re: Russia and Pres. Trump's campaign staff. Of special interest is Secretary of State Rex Tillerson because Pres. Trump's appointment of Tiillerson just didn't make much sense, given that--
Videos: 1.Careening Incompetence of Trump Admin. Risks Crisis, Kleptocracy, Putin's Daughter (22 min); 2. White House Story on Bannon = Confusing (6 min); 3. Senators Demand Answers about New EPA Policies (3 min)
Videos: 1. MUST SEE: Trump's Turmoil, Russia Investigations, Bank of Cyprus, Deutsche Bank, Mike Flynn, Kidnapping... (23 min); 2. Devin Nunes Ruins Bipartisan Nature of Intel Committees (2 min)
Videos: 1. Russia's Split-Screen Scandal: Meddling in Elections Abroad & Murdering Opponents at Home (16 min); 2. Putin Opponent "falls" out of 4-story Window (5 min).
Videos: 1. Devin Nunes Muddies Trump-Russia Probe with Claims about "Evidence" (6 min); 2. Trump-Russia Probe is Lesson in Intelligence Gathering (7 min); 3. Before Trump, Russia Paid Manafort (Trump Campaign Manager) to Help Putin (4 min).
Videos: 1. Russia Info-War Tactics (Bots) in U.S. Continue After Election (21 min); 2. FBI Probing Russian Influence via pro-Trump Websites (7 min).
Videos: 1. Russia Seeks Equality with U.S. through Cyber Power (21 min); 2. House Intel Committee Asks FBI & NSA about Trump-Russia Coordination (7 min); 3. Trump's Sec. of State to Skip NATO Meeting but Will Visit Russia (3 min);
Videos: 1. Insider's View of Russian Election Hacking (7 min); 2. Russian Hacks were Unprecedented Intrusion (5 min); 1. Coincidences Suggesting Possible Collusion Tween Trump Campaign & Russia (4 min); 2. Danger of Letting Russia's Election Hacking Slide (4 min);
Videos: 1. Mike Flynn Scandal: Documented Payments from Russia (22 min); 2. Russian Hackers Targeted Down-Ticket Races (9 min); 3. Trump's State Dept. Budget Cuts Risky to U.S. (5 min)
Videos: 1. House Intel Committee asks CIA, NSA, FBI for info about Mike Flynn (4 min); 2. Trump's Tax Return: Questions that It Raises & How MSNBC Got it (14 min);
Don't these people realize that what they say in public can be broadcast on the Internet in minutes? The video clip below shows Republican congressmen saying at town halls that they want to see President Trump's tax returns.--but most of those same Congressmen vote against forcing Pres. Trump to release the returns.
Videos: (1) Why Presidential Candidates Disclose Tax Returns; Why Trump Should (19 min); 2.Two Pages from Trump's 2005 Tax Return (11 min).
Videos: 1. Russia, Money Laundering, Deutsche Bank, Trump, & Fired U.S. Attorney who would've investigated (20 min); 2. 2. Dutch Afraid for Their Election Based on Russia's interference in Ours (7 min)
Videos: 1. Pence Story on Flynn Impossible to Believe (23 min), 2. Abrupt Purge of U.S. Attorneys . . . (8 min), 3. More about Purging US Attorneys (7 min)
Videos: 1. Signs of Continuing Russian Influence in U.S. ..., 2. Trump Leaves State Dept. Out of Mexico Meeting, 3. Interview with Daniel Fried, ex-Diplomat who Was sort-of Fired, 4. Daniel Fried Interview Continues
Videos: 1.Trump Camp pro-Russia influence on GOP platform (16 min); 2. Trump & Tillerson Weakens State Dept. as Putin Would Want (12 min); 3. Explanation of Putin's Hostility Toward Hillary Clinton (6 min); 4. Rep. Swalwell Makes Case for Independent Trump-Russia Investigation (5 min); 5. Rachel's Staff Reads to the End (2 min)
Videos: 1. Congressman Chaffetz Booed off Stage over Ugly Healthcare Remark (3 min); 2. Pieces of Trump Dossier Check Out (23 min); 3. Trump admin. oversteps in outreach to Justice Dept (5 min); 4. Hawaii First to Sue to Block New Muslim Ban (5 min); 5. Rep. Schiff Willing to travel to Get Testimony about Trump Dossier (5 min)
Videos. 1. Trump, weird hotel, Azerbaijan, Bechtel, Iranian Revolutionary Guard, wikileaks (23 min); 2. Explanation of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Trump's risks, Azerbaijan (5 min)
Videos: 1. Russian's Airplane Travel Overlaps Trump's (4 min); 2. More about Trump's and Russian Oligarch's Planes (5 min); 3. Russian Dissident Survived Multiple Assassination Attempts (9 min)
Video: FBI Refused to Cooperate with Congressional Investigation re: Russia & Trump Campaign (5 min)
Russia keeps popping up in our nation's internal affairs, like Whack-a-Mole. The NY Times broke the story about Obama's protecting evidence relating to Russia's interference in the U.S. election. The Washington Post broke the story about now-Attorney General Jeff Sessions' meeting with a Russian ambassador twice and not disclosing that fact during the Senate confirmation hearings. MSNBC covered both stories in the videos below.
This episode of Rachel Maddow's show exemplifies true investigative journalism. We don't have enough info to draw solid conclusions. But if even some of the facts are accurate, isn't the situation at least worth investigating? (Videos are below.)